Quiz: Remember the definition of mal de mer?
do you understand?
I will call you when dinner is ready. Capeesh?
Italian capisce 'understand'
Absurdly little: That it sold bubkes may say just as much for his laziness and his hubrisnoun
Something trivial; nothing; beans: We've gone from bubkes to big deals in a year/ They've waved bye-bye to the likes of Julius Irving and gotten bubkes in return/ paying bupkes for rent
[1940s+; fr Yiddish, ''goat dung,'' fr Russian, ''beans'']